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NBA, players reach deal for a new labor agreement

The NBA will have labor peace for years to come.


Purdue’s Zach Edey receives all but one vote for AP men’s Player of the Year

The 7-foot-4-inch Canadian finished sixth nationally in scoring (22.3), second in rebounding (12.8) and first in double-doubles (26).


Fencing event in France canceled after Russians readmitted to play

The French Fencing Federation said it would not host the men’s Challenge Monal epee tournament near Paris in May.


Wimbledon drops ban on Russians, will allow them to play as neutrals

The players must sign declarations of neutrality and comply with “appropriate conditions.”

Oscar Pistorius stays in prison after his parole is denied

Former Olympic runner Oscar Pistorius was denied parole Friday and will have to stay in prison following his murder conviction for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp 10 years ago.

Wimbledon drops ban on Russians, lets them play as neutrals

Russian and Belarusian players will be able to compete at Wimbledon as neutral athletes after the All England Club on Friday reversed its ban from last year.


Remembering Globe sports photographer Frank O’Brien, a legend behind the lens

O'Brien revolutionized sports photography in Boston, beginning with his coverage of the Impossible Dream Red Sox in 1967.


Boston University defenseman Lane Hutson becomes the second freshman in 71 years to win Walter Brown Award

Hutson was honored as the best American-born Division 1 men's college hockey player in New England.